Daigger Group Publications


Rittmann, B. E, J. P. Boltz, D. Brockman, G. T. Daigger, E. Morgenroth, K. H. Sorensen, I. Takacs, M. van Loosdrecht, and P. A. Vanrolleghem, “A Framework for Good Biofilm Reactor Modeling Practice (GBRM), Wat. Sci. & Techol., 77(5), 2018, 1149 – 1164. Doi: 10.2166/wst.2018.021.

O’Callaghan P, Daigger G, Adapa L, Buisman C. Development and Application of a Model to Study Water Technology Adoption and Dissemination. Water Envir. Res., 90, June, 2018, 563-574.

Daigger, G. T. and J. P. Boltz, “Oxygen Transfer in Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor and Integrated Fixed Film Activated Sludge Processes, Water Envir. Res., 90(7), July, 2018, 615-622. doi.org/10.2175/106143017X15054988926596

Daigger, G. T., E. Redmon, and L. Downing, “Enhanced Settling in Activated Sludge: Design and Operation Considerations,” Wat. Sci. & Techol., 78(2), 247-258, 2018. DOI: 10.2166/wst.2018.287

Yeshi, C., B. H. Kwok, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, G. Daigger, H. Y. Png, W. Y. Long and O. K.n Eng, “The influence of dissolved oxygen on PN/A performance and microbial community of the 200,000 m3/d activated sludge process at the Changi Water Reclamation Plant (2011 to 2016), Wat. Sci & Tech., In Press, 2018.

Wang, X., G. Daigger, D-J. Lee, J. Liu, N-Q Ren, J. Qu, G. Liu, D. Butler, “Evolving Wastewater Infrastructure Paradigm to Enhance Harmony with Nature,” Science Advances, In Press, 2018.


Zodrow, K. R., Q. Li, R. M Buono, W. Chen, G. Daigger, L Dueñas-Osorio, M. Elimelech, X. Huang, G. Jiang, J-H. K., B. E. Logan, D. L. Sedlak, P. Westerhoff, P. J. J. Alvarez, Advanced Materials, Technologies, and Complex Systems Analyses: Emerging Opportunities to Enhance Urban Water Security,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 51 (18), 2017, 10274–10281, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01679.

Boltz, J.P., B. Smets, B. E. Rittmann, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, E. Morgenroth, G. T. Daigger, “From Biofilm Ecology to Reactors: A Focused Review,” Wat. Sci. Technol., 75(8), 1753-1760, 2017. doi: 10.2166/wst.2017.061

Daigger, G. T., “Flexibility and Adaptability: Essential Elements of the WRRF of the Future,” Water Practice & Technology, 12(1), 156-165, 2017. doi: 10.2166/wpt.2017.019.

Boltz, J. P., B. R. Johnson, I. Takács, G. T. Daigger, E. Morgenroth, D. Brockmann, R. Kovács, J. M. Calhourn J-M Choubert, and N. Derlon, “Biofilm Carrier Migration Model Describes Reactor Performance,” Water Science & Technology, 2818-2828, 2017. DOI: 10.166/SWT.2017.160, 2017

Daigger, G. T., S. Murthy, N. G. Love, and J. Sandino, “Transforming Environmental Engineering and Science Education, Research, and Practice,” Environmental Engineering Science, 34(1), 42-50, 2017. DOI: 10.1089/ees.2015.0353.

Daigger, G. T., J. S. Siczka, T. F. Smith, D. A. Frank, J. A. McCorquodale,” Marrying Step Feed with Clarifier Improvements Increase Wet Weather Capacity: Integrated Methodology,” Water Environment Research, 89, 724-731, 2017. doi: 10.2175/106143017X14839994523983.

Cao. Y., Kwok, B. H., M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, M. C. M., G. T. Daigger, H. Y. Png, Y. L. Wah, C. S. Chye, Y. A. B. D. Ghani, “The Occurrence of Enhanced Biological Phosphorus Removal in a 200,000 m3/day Partial Nitration and Anammox Activated Sludge process at the Changi Water Reclamation Plant, Singapore,” Wat. Sci. & Tech., 75(3), 741-751, 2017, DOI: 10.2166/wst.2016.565

Cao, Y., M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, and G. T. Daigger, “Mainstream Partial Nitritation-Anammox in Municipal Wastewater Treatment: Status, Bottlenecks, and Further Studies,” Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 101, 1365-1383 DOI 10.1007/s00253-016-8058-7, 2017.

Zodrow, K. R., Li, Q., Buono, R. M., Chen, W., Daigger, G., Dueñas-Osorio, L., Elimelech, M., Huang, X., Jiang, G., Kim, J-H., Logan, B. E., Sedlak, D. L., Westerhoff, P., and Alvarez, P. J. J., “Advanced Materials, Technologies, and Complex Systems Analyses: Emerging Opportunities to Enhance Urban Water Security, Env. Sci. Technol., 51, 10274-20281, 2017, DOI: 10 1021/acs.est.7b01679


Zaffaroni, C., Daigger, G., Nicol, P., Lee, T.W., “Wastewater Treatment Challenges Faced by the Petrochemical and Refinery industry, and Opportunities for Water Reuse,” Water Pract. & Tech., 11 (1), 104-117, doi: 10.2166/wpt.2016.012, 2016.

Novak, P. J., W. A. Arnold, B. Henningsgaard, R. M Hozalski, K. Kessler, T. L. LaPara, A. Parrella, L. Rogacki, C. Thompson, R. Thorson, R. A. Zimmerman, C. B. Bott, G. T. Daigger, J. B. Neethling, “Innovation Promoted by Regulatory Flexibility,” Env. Sci. & Tech., doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b05394, 2016.

Daigger, G. T., J. S. Siczka, T. F. Smith, D. A Frank, and J. A. McCorquodale, “Characterizing Shallow Secondary Clarifier Performance Where Conventional Flux Theory Over-Estimates Allowable Solids Loading Rate,” Wat. Sci. & Tech., 74(2), 324-332, 2016.

Cao, Y., K. B. Hong, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, G. T. Daigger, P. H. Yi, Y. L. Wah, C. S. Chye, and Y. A. Ghani, “Mainstream Partial Nitritation and Anammox in a 200,000 m3/day Activated Sludge Process in Singapore: Scale-Down by Using Laboratory Fed-Batch Reactor,” Wat. Sci. & Tech., 71(1), 48-56, 2016.

Daigger, G. T., A. Hodgkinson, P. Skeels, J. Smith, J. Lozier, K. Fries, “Full-Scale Experience with the Membrane Bioreactor-Reverse Osmosis Water Reclamation Process,” Jour. Wat. Reuse and Desal., 6(2), 235-248, 2016 DOI: 10.2166/wrd.2015.178.


Hauduc, H., Takács, I., Szabo, A., Murthy, S., Daigger, G. T., Spérandio, “A Dynamic Physiochemical Model for Chemical Precipitation,” Water Research, 73, 2015, 157-170.

Daigger, G. T., Hodgkinson, A., Aqualina, A., Fries, M. K., “Development and Implementation of a Novel Sulfur Removal Process from H2S Containing Wastewater,” Water Environment Research, 87, 618-625, 2015.